Methodology & Sources

The organizations responsible for international student data collection in New Zealand include:

Statitics New Zealand and OECD represent sources of international student data. Data have been collected on an annual basis from 1999-to the current year, to date. Regarding the definition of a foreign student, most Australian students are not counted as foreign students. Data are further collected on: gender; field of study; academic level; ethnicity; and degree/qualification/credential awarded.

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